SECOORA’s 2019 Data Challenge Winners, Deanna Edwing and Kelsea Edwing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, developed an algorithm to automatically identify maximum water-levels at hourly intervals from web camera footage in the Southeast.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is increased demand for high-quality online science education resources. SECOORA is soliciting proposals to develop online or online accessible K-12 marine science curricula and/or activities that can be implemented by parents, teachers, and other educators.Click here for PDF of Request for Proposals. Due June 18, 2020.
Join SECOORA for a webinar on May 26 at Noon ET with a team from the National Weather Service Forecast Office Wilmington, North Carolina. They will discuss rip current information, important demographics and statistics, the Hurricane Lorenzo case, and future forecast and outreach efforts.
As part of SECOORA's 2020 Annual Meeting, SECOORA and Southeast & Caribbean Disaster Resilience Partnership (SCDRP) are teaming up to host a panel to highlight climate related forecasts, data needs related to climate resilience, and share their insights on mitigating the pressing threats of rising seas. Join us on May 19 from 12:00 - 1:00 PM.
The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting SECOORA’s ability to provide a continuous stream of reliable ocean observing data. Operators cannot maintain our network of buoys, coastal stations, and high frequency radars due to travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines.
Join SECOORA for a webinar on April 28 at Noon ET with Catherine Edwards, University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, and Travis Miles, Rutgers University. They will discuss how deploying gliders during hurricane season are providing valuable data for hurricane intensity modeling.Click here to reserve your spot!
An autonomous underwater glider named Stella has been diligently collecting water property data off the coast of Palm Harbor, FL, for 12 days. Data collected by Stella will be incorporated in model simulations to better understand red tide bloom occurrence.
A new High Frequency Radar was installed near Marathon, Florida to study the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System by the University of South Florida’s Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System, in cooperation with Rutgers University and the University of Miami.
The Surf-camera Remote Calibration Tool, or SurfRCaT, developed by Matthew Conlin (SECOORA's 2019 Data Challenge winner) is an open-source tool that solves for camera parameters needed to transform webcam landscape images into bird’s-eye-view maps that are scaled and oriented.
SECOORA will prepare and submit a single coordinated regional proposal in response to the anticipated FY 2021 Implementation of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) funding opportunity. SECOORA is soliciting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to be reviewed and considered for inclusion in SECOORA’s full proposal submission to NOAA. These LOIs are due to SECOORA by 11:59 PM ET May 26, 2020.